Description

Works under the supervision of the Registered Nurse to assist surgeons during operative and invasive procedures. Participates in the delivery of safe and effective care to the patient during the intraoperative period. Ensures operating suite is adequately prepared for the procedure. Monitors PAR level of all surgical instruments and supplies. Participates in the cleaning and sterilization of the surgical instrumentation. Participates in departmental staff meetings and performance improvement activities. Effectively interacts with patients and health care team members, while maintaining Surgical Services Department standards.

 

Must possess a minimum of one year current operating room experience (student experience allowed) and the ability to understand and react effectively to the unique needs and care for all patient populations (i.e., neonatal, pediatrics, adolescents, and geriatrics).  BLS required.  Graduation of an accredited school or Surgical Technology Program and/or Certification by the Association of Surgical Technologists preferred

Labeled as: Surgery, Surgical

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